Welcome to Bordertown: Special Edition

Genre: Fantasy

Welcome to Bordertown: Special EditionNew Stories and Poems of the Borderlands

Special Edition features original music by Drew Miller - including a fully-produced track of the song 'Run Back Across the Border' by Steven Brust, with the author himself on lead vocals - and Neil Gaiman reading his own poem, 'The Song of the Song.' Bordertown: a city on the Border between the human world and the elfin realm. A place where neither magic nor technology can be counted on, where elf and human kids run away to find themselves…. Here are thirteen interconnected stories and eight poems — all new work by some of today’s best urban fantasy, fantasy, and slipstream writers: Christopher Barzak, Holly Black, Steven Brust, Emma Bull, Cassandra Clare, Charles de Lint, Cory Doctorow, Amal El-Mohtar, Neil Gaiman, Nalo Hopkinson, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Annette Curtis Klause, Ellen Kushner, Patricia McKillip, Tim Pratt, Delia Sherman, Will Shetterly, Janni Lee Simner, Catherynne M. Valente, Terri Windling, and Jane Yolen.

Unabridged recording:
Run time: 18 hours
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Author
Holly Black (Editor)

Biography:
Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary dark fantasy books for kids and teens, including The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), Tithe, and White Cat. She lives in New England with her husband, Theo, in a house with a secret door.
Author
Ellen Kushner (Editor)

Biography:
Ellen Kushner is a writer, a performer, and the longtime host of public radio’s Sound & Spirit. Her books include the award-winning Swordspoint, Thomas the Rhymer, and The Golden Dreydl. She lives in New York City.
Narrator
Neil Gaiman

Biography:
Neil Gaiman has written highly acclaimed books for both children and adults. He has won many major awards, including the Hugo and the Nebula, and his novel The Graveyard Book is the only work to ever win both the Newbery (US) and Carnegie (UK) Medals. His books for readers of all ages include the bestselling Coraline, also an Academy Award-nominated film; Odd and the Frost Giants; and The Wolves in the Walls. Originally from England, Gaiman now lives in the United States.
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Steven Brust
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Dounya El-Mohtar
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Holly Black

Biography:
Holly Black spent her early yearts in a decaying Victorian mansion where her mother fed her a steady diet of ghost stories and faerie tale. An avid collector of rare foldlore volumes, spooky dolls, and crazy hats, she lives in West Long Branch, New Jersey, with her husband, Theo. Visit her website at www.blackholly.com.
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MacLeod Andrews

Biography:
MacLeod Andrews' award-winning audio credits include fantasy, young adult, and fiction titles. He has performed on stage in award-winning off-broadway shows and is a company member of Rising Phoenix Rep theater company. He has been in a number of independent films.
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Cassandra Campbell

Biography:
Cassandra Campbell has recorded over 400 audiobooks and directed many more. She has been nominated for and won multiple Audie Awards, as well as the prestigious Odyssey Award. She has received numerous starred audio reviews in both Publishers Weekly and Library Journal and more than twenty AudioFile Earphones Awards. Cassandra was also named a Best Voice by AudioFile for 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Narrator
Ellen Kushner

Biography:
Ellen Kushner's recording credits include the audiobook Swordspoint, which she wrote and narrated for Neil Gaiman Presents (winning both Audie Award and Audiofile Earphones Award), and the recording of her stage show The Golden Dreydl. She co-wrote the Audie-nominated radio drama The Witches of Lublin, produced by SueMedia, and for many years was host of her own public radio national series, Sound & Spirit. Visit her at www.EllenKushner.com.

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